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    October 2, 2012
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>> i think so. off and on like rain showers. give yourself a couple of extra minutes. temperatures in the 50's right now. the heavy rain is down near manassas, virginia. scattered light rain showers and sprinkles around baltimore. off and on a light rain showers. the heaviest fob this evening. high temperature around 76 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. one problem and the wet roads could have contributed to it. we have an accident at 100. this is 295. 65 miles per hour. up to speed on the northwest corner of the beltway.
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59 per hour. great shape at the moment. light volume. 11 minutes on the outer loop west side. five minutes to travel southbound down to the fort mchenry. this is 95 mere 395. traffic in great shape. very light on 395 in towards town. this is old court road. moving well on the northwest corner. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. pushe orioles' post-season is our big story. >> the orioles trailed 5-1 when chris davis hit a homerun. the orioles could not complete
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the comeback. gerry sandusky will have highlights and reaction coming up later this morning. fans back in baltimore are still very thrilled the playoff drought is over. >> you can share your orioles spirit tonight. d last nightebrate near camden yards. the classic cartoon oriole logo with bringing back the magic. >> absolutely. this is what brought it back. never stop. never stop. >> i get laughed out for the past 14 years. now people at work one ago, the orioles are doing grade. >> the orioles chances of winning the world series is 14 to 1.
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the orioles are now one game behind the yankees in the a.l. east. if they end up tied, there will be a one game tiebreaker. tickets will be available to fans. the intent is to pack camden yards with orioles fans. >> thank you. a baltimore county firefighter is charged with sexually assaulting two teenage boys. this may be the tip of the iceberg. kim dacey joins us live with details. what the police say the -- what did the incidents happen? >> these alleged sexual assaults happen between may and june of
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this year. the boy came forward just last week and said he was sexually assaulted by 23-year-old anthony cottle. he was staying with the boy's family. the teenager said he witnessed a friend being assaulted by cottle. cottle is a volunteer firefighter. since he was charged, he has been suspended without pay. police say there could be of the victims out there. >> based on what we're hearing from the victim and other people that are being interviewed by our detectives, we believe that there may be more victims. >> they are asking any other potential victims to come forward. meanwhile, cottle remains on the baltimore county detention
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center. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. a student is recovering after being stabbed and a high school. it happened 11:00 on monday morning. a person of interest is being questioned. the victim was taken to the hospital and is listed in stable condition. a corporate consequences will be handed down. >> we're following a developing story. police are looking into the abduction of a woman. there may be a connection to another case. the victim was waiting for a bus near edmondson avenue. detectives say two black males drove up in a vehicle and pulled the person aside. she was dropped off in an undisclosed area. investigators are trying to
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determine if this attack is related to abduction in the same area last tuesday. in that case a woman was abducted by a single suspect. the man stole her money and a camera. police are investigating a possible adoption of a female mayor in druid hill park. the victim was forced into a vehicle. police are not sure if this incident is related to the other incidents in baltimore county. >> americans are getting a glimpse on what is on the other side of the fiscal cliff. in the report predicts will happen if lawmakers don't do anything about a number of tax cuts that are set to expire by the end of the year. this report helps answer was
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the fiscal cliff means for all of us. >> what does it mean? this report says taxes for nearly all of us would go on average $3,500. a bunch of tax breaks are set to expire if congress doesn't do something. lawmakers have pushed off these tough decisions until after the election. it is not all bad news. congress will probably hammer out some kind of a deal between november 6 and the end of the year. the question is what exactly that deal will be. >> what happens if we do go over the fiscal cliff? >> if we trigger the automatic tax cuts, then we would likely hit a recession, according to a
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number of economists. >> not a good thing. hallie jackson, thank you. >> 63 degrees at the airport. 10 years ago today, two men started a shooting rampage in the d.c. area. take r lee boyd malvo's when the cover the nation. >> more on weather and traffic >> more on weather and traffic when we come right
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hi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches in honey bunches of oats? i love those. we've added more to every box. really? wow! honey bunches of oats. make your day bunches better. >> welcome back.
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5:10. we will make it into the mid 70's this afternoon. we will do with a little bit of rain. just sprinkles and light rain showers in baltimore. i think the rain will stay west of baltimore city. off and on a light rain showers. steady rain would be later this afternoon if we get it. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> it was 10 years ago today when two gunmen started randomly killing victims in the washington, d.c., area. lee boyd malvo and john muhammad killed 10 people.
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malvo talks about those terrorizing days on the run and apologizes for his actions. >> look up the definition -- i was a good. i was a thief. i still people's lives. that is the definition of a monster. >> they were both convicted. malvo is now serving a life sentence without parole. >> members of the chicago said teachers union will begin voting on the contract. no word on when the results will be announced. new contract is expected to be approved at a meeting later this month. >> 5:12.
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and of the day, another car recall to pass along. which honda drivers needs to b have a heads-up. >> milk is being soured by higher prices. >> the rose or as little wet out there -- the
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side. not seeing any delays at the moment. we can check our speed sensors. so for moving well on the j.f.x.. south on 95, 63 on average down towards the fort mchenry. a nice start on the harrisburg expressway, 64 miles per hour. here's a quick, live look at traffic. an update on 70 west of the beltway. no delays. 29 checks out good in from marysville. this is 795 at owings mills. southbound traffic, a nice start down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. moving along nicely. no delays on the penn, camden,
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and brunswick lines. on time service on a light rail. a few bus diversions. the 27, 51, 91 buses not going into the rogers avenue metro station. a diversion at clark's lane because of construction. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we have a little bit of light rain to contend with pared the rai. the rain could get heavier this afternoon. you can see a lot of heavy rain coming up through the mountains. low pressure coming up through west virginia and spreading a lot of cloud cover. even with the cloud cover, i think we will make it into the mid 70's.
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a big push of warm air coming up the east coast. high-temperature of close to 80 through the middle portion of the week. mid 70's later today. right now in the upper 50's and low 60's. 62 degrees in rising sun. take an umbrella with you today. you'll probably needed at one point or another. mostly cloudy. off and on rain showers. high temperatures in the mid 70's. if you try boating, there could be some lightning. wave heights around one foot. if you want summer temperatures to stick around, this is for you. 81 tomorrow.
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80 on thursday. a strong cold front will move when this weekend. once it goes through, it will feel like we have changed seasons. high temperatures in the mid 60's by monday. we could get our first frost of the season. >> honda is recalling more than half a million accords because of a potential fire risk. honda says the power s teering fluid could leak. the parts will not be available until early next year. milk prices could be on the rise. congress could of help by passing the farm bill, which it failed to do.
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republican leaders say there will not take action on the new farm bill until after the election. now a possible milk price increase. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what one food item which you have to buy matter how high the price rose? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. some protections on what we can expect for retail prices this christmas. chris clackum has the details. >> the national retail federation expects holiday sales to increase this year. >> sales will increase by 4.1%, almost $600 billion. >> it is a far cry from the
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depths of the great recession. neither political uncertainty or soft housing or struggling job market will keep shoppers from their appointed rounds this year. >> we are confident that if the congress and the administration would resolve these issues that this 4 per 1% projection would be a bit higher. >> the projections wind up with others. all agree online sales will climb another 12% to 15% this year over last. the unemployed have even more reason to be excited. >> we're expecting seasonal hires of about 600,000. >> the seasonal workers expected to be hired is comparable to the
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607,000 hired last year. >> american airlines just cannot catch a break. there were some loose seats in some other plans. jane king has the bloomberg business report. hi, jane. >>hi, stan. good morning. american express pay more than $112 million several credit-card violations. customers had to pay off old debt. the settlement involves the consumer protection bureau and utah regulators. amex will refund $85 million to customers. american express neither admitted nor denied accusations
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in the settlement. a fight between samsung and apple continues. samsung is accusing the iphone 5 of infringing on eight of its patents. futures are a little bit higher. mixed.day we finished ne we did have a strong manufacturing report. american airlines has been dealing with flight delays now checking for lose seats on a bank of its jetliners. some seats became unbolted on two flights. increasing oversight for carriers while flying under
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bankruptcy. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> there was a report about seasonal hires. macy's is one of those companies. >> yes. retail is the place to be if you're looking for some temp work. also at&t cutting prices to keep up with prepaid carriers. >> thank you. >> 5:24. 65 degrees at the airport. >> how long drivers who travel along parts of charles street will have to find a new route
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>> drivers who travel on north charles street will have to make some adjustments to their daily commute. >> construction is underway on the project taking place between 25th and 29th street. phase one of the project will take place. >> phase two will be when traffic will be impacted the most. the goal is to improve pedestrian safety and traffic flow in the area. >> feeling the magic. you can plan ahead for a potential tie-breaker between the orioles and the yankees. >> police say there could be more victims of an alleged sexual predator. sexual predator. i have eggs, bacon, and pancakes.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. so we have some rain in the forecast? >> i do expect some rain to move into the metro area later this morning. take an umbrella with you. most of the rain is in the mountains. in frederick and back towards hagerstown, some pretty heavy rain. that should stay west of baltimore, at least to start. light rain and sprinkles in the short term around the beltway.
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off and on a light rain showers. a high near 76. right now we're in the low 60's. we will see huge swings of temperatures in the next seven days. well -- >> there you go. >> do not go there. >> list talk about your morning commute. some of the roads are a little slick. light rain in certain areas. 62 on southbound 295. 59 on the west side from 795 down. 62 on the j.f.x. 51 south on 95 towards the fort mchenry. here's a quick, live look at traffic.
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we start with 70 west of the beltway. no delays showing. this is 795 at owings mills. southbound traffic still up to speed. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. post seasones' pushed is our big story. the already have a chance to win the a.l. east. >> there will be a rally tonight at the power plant live. people have been celebrating the postseason berth. nine.ns are on cloud pete gilbert will have a live report tonight. the orioles are one game behind the yankees in the a.l. east.
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f the teams and that tied, there will be one game tiebreaker here in baltimore. tickets will be available to fans in the masn viewing area. this is an attempt to pack camden yards with orioles fans. then tickets will go on sale to the general public at 2:00 p.m. >> a baltimore county firefighter is facing several charges this morning. kim dacey is live with the details. good morning. >> 23-year-old anthony cottle is facing five criminal sexual assault charges. he is in a detention center held on bail. 23-year-old anthony cottle is
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behind bars, accused of assaulting a boy. >> last week one of the victims came to police and said he was abused by this man sometime between may and june of this year. >> police say cottle had been staying at the boy's home. it happened in the wilkens precinct. >> the boy said he witnessed one of his friends being sexually abused by this suspect. >> cottle had been a probationary firefighter since december of last year. he has been suspended without pay. he is also a volunteer firefighter with the landsdowne fire department. we reached out for comment multiple times but our calls will not return.
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people defended him but did not want to speak on camera. police continue to investigate the allegations against cottle. >> based on what we're hearing from the victim and other people that are being interviewed by our detectives, we believe that there may be more victims. >> police are asking any other potential victims or anyone with information to come forward this morning. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> changes were supposed to increase availability for firefighters working in dangerous location. there was an accident that caused officials to shut down the department's dive team. training is under way. plan is a waste of money, says
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one. >> three men entered an elderly woman's home on friday night. the homeowner was not hurt and no property was taken. please believe they plan to return later. residents should ask for identification if somebody comes to your house. officials address concerns regarding the proposal to pave parts of patterson park. calls for a location of a new road map and adding 96 parking spots to the park. opponents say the changes would cut down on green space in the area. >> i think there is a need for parking but not to the extent they are proposing. >> there are three more meetings
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scheduled to address concerns. >> the liquor board issues a fine to the owner of tee bee's bar and lounge. neighbors complained about the bar. a security guard was stabbed to death trying to break up a fight last month. the owner said he will work with the community to prevent future problems. >> 65 degrees at the airport. smoking can be bad to your health. it can affect the mental well- being of certain patients. don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what one food item would you have to buy no matter how high the price rose? >> joshua says bacon.
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[laughter] you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> we are keeping tabs on the area roa
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>> welcome back. 68 degrees downtown. 60's in thelow suburbs. around baltimore, just sprinkles and light rain. in the far western suburbs, some pretty heavy rain. that to last another 45 minutes or so.
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we will say off and on rain showers. most of it will be light. will make it up to about 76 this afternoon. the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. stay with us. >> it is no surprise smoking is bad for your health. >> smoking after a stroke can stunt memory and decision making. spa ochers scored 10 dew points last audit test than nonsmokers. patients that were former smokers scored the same as lifetime nonsmokers. a potential price increase for no milk. >> scientists have found milk producers might genetically modified calf did not contain the pertain believed to trigger
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allergies. it is the first time they have composition.'s >> 65 degrees at the airport. the orioles play catch-up in tampa. gerry sandusky has highlights in sports. >> it will be a rainy day.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are looking at a nice start. no delays. a nice start on 97 in the glen burnie area. 56 on the west side outer loop as you make your approach to
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baltimore national pike. 52 as you approached the fort mchenry tunnel. 95 checking out fine in the white marsh area. here's a quick, live look at traffic. an update on some of our cameras. 50 at sandy point looks pretty good. so for both directions on the span of the bridge checking out fine. this is 295. southbound traffic building just a bit at 175. a smooth ride around the area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. the trains are moving along nicely at this hour. on time service on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. on the buses, diversions on the 13 and 81.
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of the 14 and 51 buses diverting at patapsco light rail station. a diversion at charles and 28th street. >> good morning. we have some rain to contend with this morning. nothing showing up on hd doppler around the city. there is some heavy rain on the western suburbs. around frederick, you guys are getting hit pretty hard. it will take another 45 minutes for this rain to move up into pennsylvania. it will be steady for a while. around baltimore, that should stay west of us. we will see batches of heavy rain moving up from the south all day. this is a wider view on the radar. a lot of rain coming through the radar. we have to keep a chance for
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rain in the picture all day today. clouds are pretty thick today. we will make it into the 70's. that is a good achievement with the cloud cover. temperatures are ready in the 70's down in the carolinas. that is moving up towards baltimore. we should make it up to about 76. 60 in parkton. it will get even warmer for the next several days. mostly cloudy skies. off and on rain shares. heavy rain this morning in the western suburbs. light rain around baltimore. the seven-day forecast -- big swings in temperatures. it will feel like summer tomorrow and thursday with temperatures around 80 degrees.
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a strong cold front will come through this weekend. we will drop the high as into the 60's on sunday and monday. low 40's for overnight temperatures early next week. big swings in the temperatures coming up. ava marie is hanging out with some firefighters. >> good morning. we're getting excited for the baltimore city fire department how.al federal shothrill s that is quite a fire. the baltimore city fire department will be hosting our annual thrill show at the fire academy. it will begin at 11:00 a.m. and run through 4:00 p.m.
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we want to invite all the baltimore community to come not for this great day of fire prevention. >> it is the biggest event you do for the entire year. it is not just setting something on fire. >> and up close encounter of what the firefighters do every day. >> i can imagine this is a thrill for people of all ages. >> the kids love it. we have thrill seekers the come not year after year. the fighter program has been doing the thrill show dating back to the 1950's. >> lots of other exciting activities. live demonstrations and teaching people how to set up their own fire safety plan.
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>> we will have fire safety inspectors here on site. a smoke alarm in your home on every level. have a fire protection plan. >> very good. this saturday, october 6. it is a free event. ecstalots to see. >> be sure you park far, far away. >> 5:50. 65 degrees at the airport. >> the orioles stumble. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them.
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david smallwood: maryland money needs to stay in maryland. it's just that simple, i mean, it's a no brainer. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty...
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million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. money that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven keeps maryland money in maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think it will be a... good thing for the state of maryland.
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>> two games left in the regular season and the orioles need a shot of orioles magic to win the
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division. the orioles lost 5-3 in tamps while the yankees won -- in ta mpa. it was a wild finish. here's the rbi double in the seventh. the prevent a para fronts and the rays had a run. chris davis plus one hike into the ceiling and that is a home run. puts it highs' into the ceiling. endy chavez cannot advance the runner and grounds out to end it. the series starts with a loss to the rays. two to play, one game behind the yankees. >> a lot of times we have games
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against them it will be a big inning. you get a big inning you have a chance to win. >> manny has been so great playing third base. do you talk to and after a play like that? >> i think he understands that. that is part of the game. you can make excuses. he doesn't have a lot of games in the minor leagues. >> another one tonight i will have live coverage. pete gilbert will join us from st. petersburg. i'm gerry sandusky. >> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what one food item would you have to buy no matter how high the price rose? a lot of you chimed in with things like pizza and crabs.
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dog food. >> i think for the dog. >> i agree. [laughter] >> keep sending us those responses. >> i like the first answer we heard earlier -- bacon. most americans would see their taxes go up of lawmakers do nothing about looming tax cuts. >> two unrelated medical problems might have more in problem. >> it is the mother of all award shows, the oscars. who will be the next host?
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we will tell you. thee're taking a look at area roads and in know of any problems to avoid.
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number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of millions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. oh, please don't call me "pumpkin." no, that's white chocolate and pumpkin. oh. pumpkin. ha ha! you've never tasted pumpkin like this. try new pumpkin white chocolate or pumpkin mocha coffees and lattes today.
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>> and baltimore county firefighter is suspended without pay. i'm kim dacey live with the rest of the story. >> we keep hearing about the fiscal cliff, but what does it mean for you? how much you could pay in the new yoear. >> down to the wire for the orioles. orioles.